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Take notice of what kids are being exposed to
To the Editor: In the past few years, concern over how youths are being influenced by the media has come up more and more. It has been debated back and forth if the positive side of media’s influence outdoes the negative effects. Here in Kodiak since the weather is not always pleasant, youths ten...
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Welcome, December
Welcome, December, and to the freezing temperatures you leave in your wake. Welcome to Jack Frost, forever nipping at my nose. Welcome, Old Man Winter, who causes the snow to fall, and winds to whistle about me as it forces the snow to slice into the flesh on my face. Welcome, early sunsets; the ...
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Record high temperature recorded, but change is in the wind
There’s a change coming, but until it arrives, Kodiak is enjoying an exceptionally mild December. On Tuesday, the National Weather Service office at Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport recorded a record high of 47 degrees. The mark, taken at 4 p.m., toppled the old record of 46, set in 1986. Accord...
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City council votes on park hours tonight
The Kodiak City Council will decide tonight whether Kodiak kids can play under the midnight sun. Atop the city’s agenda for its regular meeting tonight is a proposal to set hours of operation for parks within city limits. Current statute allows people to use parks 24 hours a day, but an Aug. 2012...
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Around Kodiak: Dec. 12
Audubon annual meeting tonight The Kodiak Audubon Society presents “Winter Birds of Kodiak” at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the Benny Benson Building at Kodiak College. Learn about the Christmas Bird Count and celebrate the society’s 30th anniversary in Kodiak. Assembly gathers The Kodiak Island Borough ...
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FairWind Players casting call for Valentine’s Day show
Ever wished your life was like a romantic comedy? The FairWind Players are giving people a chance to star in one with the play “Maybe Baby, It’s You.” The FairWind Players is a local theater group that has put on previous productions like “Rounding Third” and “Mrs. Mannerly.” Auditions will start...
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Alaska State Troopers: Dec. 12
Thursday, Dec. 5 At 3:37 p.m., Alaska State Troopers was notified of a Kodiak Crime Stoppers tip reporting a 23-year-old Kodiak man was inside a local home. The man had an outstanding $500,000 arrest warrant for misconduct involving a controlled substance and other offenses. Troopers, with the as...
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Speak out against HB77
To The Editor: The Alaska Legislature will address House Bill 77 in January 2014. This bill will remove public comment periods and allow the Department of Natural Resources to issue usage permits without public input. For example, if the state wanted to drill for oil in Monashka Bay, the Commissi...
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